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Eye in the sky detects illegal activity as duck season ends

16/06/2021

The Game Management Authority (GMA) has used a surveillance drone to assist Authorised Officers to detect illegal activity at Lake Connewarre.

COVID-19 update - Hunting FAQs

11/06/2021

From 11:59pm Thursday 10 June, metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria will see changes to restrictions.All Victorians must ensure they follow the latest public health advice at coronavirus.vic.gov.au

Green Swamp closed to hunting

29/05/2021

Green Swamp, near Glenthompson, will be closed to duck hunting from Saturday 29 May for the remainder of the 2021 duck season to protect a significant number of Brolga.

COVID-19 update

28/05/2021

Circuit-breaker restrictions are in place from 11:59pm on Thursday 27 May until 11:59pm on Thursday 3 June 2021.

Helicopter survey provides new data on Victoria’s game ducks

14/04/2021

A pilot aerial survey to estimate the total number of game ducks in Victoria was released today by the Game Management Authority.

Waterfowl Identification Test and hound hunting testing now available

17/03/2021

The GMA is conducting Waterfowl Identification Tests (WIT) and hound hunting testing across regional Victoria from Monday, 22 March 2021.

2021 Duck hunting season arrangements

06/02/2021

Arrangements for the 2021 duck hunting season have been announced today including changes to the season length, start times, daily bag limit and hunted species in recognition of lower than average bird numbers and breeding.

Statement from the GMA - Duck season advice

22/01/2021

The GMA will provide a recommendation on the 2021 duck season to the Victorian Government in due course.

Victoria is establishing a permit system for all domestic travel into Victoria.

11/01/2021

From 5:59pm on 11 January, you will need to apply for a permit to enter Victoria from anywhere in Australia.

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